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Jul 22, 2011 2:35am EDT
against james murdoch, the son of media mogul rupert murdoch. the testimony he gave british lawmakers on tuesday about the ongoing phone hacking and bribery scandal is being questioned by a former adviser, among others. they say murdoch knew about the extent of the hacking years ago and that there's e-mail evidence to back that up. >>> a california judge is telling lindsay lohan to get cracking on her community service. lohan was told yesterday that she needs to complete 480 hours of service by next april and there will be no extension. also, lohan was told she must enroll in psychological counselling. she has to complete three anti-shoplifting classes by her next court appearance in october. >>> do you own apple stock? if you do you'll like this story. apple is on the verge of becoming the world's most valuable company. with more than 6 billion in cash on hand, the company may be looking to buy the online video service hulu. neal karlinsky reports. >> reporter: there's the ecocomy that we all live and breathe. stagnant growth and lingering unemployment. and then there's apple. >> app
ABC
Jul 19, 2011 7:00am EDT
>>> good morning, america. and this morning, breaking news. is rupert murdoch about to step aside to save his massive empire? w clues to what's next for a dynasty on the brink of disaster on his critical day on the hot seat. >>> a huge dust storm blankets the southwest as those record-breaking temperatures only get warmer. some homes so hot this morning, they are setting up smoke detectors. >>> millionaire murder mystery. two shocking deaths at the mansion of a wealthy businessman. how did his son and his girlfriend die in bizarre circumstances within days of each other? new details inside the police investigation. >>> and the superstar wedding crasher. >> oh, my god, it's justin bieber. oh, my god! >> what would you do if justin bieber crashed your wedding, the big day, without an invite. the couple with the wedding video everybody is talking about join us here on "gma." >>> good morning, everyone. george is enjoying a little break with the family and our family member, david muir, is back with us. >> crashing your party. >> justin bieber, david muir, the same thing. >> not quite
ABC
Jul 10, 2011 11:00pm EDT
" issued a full-page apology. rupert murdoch is in london to deal with the crisis. another of his properties, "the sunday times with >> reports that more arrests are expected. there are gone, but they will not soon be forgotten. will and kate's north american tour is over. earlier, a reporter asked kate how she liked her trip? >> how was your trip to the u.s.? >> i really enjoyed it thank you. >> it was a busy trip for the duke and duchess. they've visited los angeles's skid row and toured an arts academy. and then they stopped at a jobs fair. >> this is my last stop but it is a one of the most important. it is about men and women who choose to put their lives on the line for their country. >> will and kate later boarded the plane from los angeles and are headed back to britain tonight. this was the couple's first overseas trip since their wedding in april. >>> a big trip. >> many miles. >> nice weather in los angeles. a good thing they are not coming here because of the heat. many folks are headed out to the delmarva beaches. tomorrow looks like a nice day and a chance for thunde
ABC
Jul 11, 2011 4:00am EDT
index picked up 44. >>> billionaire rupert murdoch is in mode. his paper news of the world folded for good yesterday. outrage over this scandal is likely to derail his latest megadeal. >>> so today's 7/11. therefore, guess which convenience store is offering a free promotion. 7-eleven is giving away slurpees. >> how about that? i like the cherry flavor. >>> all right, at the box office, transformers -- dark of the moon held on to the top spot. after the second weekend, it took in $260 million. horrible bosses had a pretty strong debut with $28 million. zookeeper was in third with the $1 million. >>> the movie up in the air, he wanted to hit 10 million miles. and he did that this weekend. it took him 29 years and almost 6,000 trips on united airlines. now, he'll always get upgraded and united has named a plane after him. pretty impressive. does he have to pay the baggage fees? >> he told npr he used to be so scared of flying he couldn't get on a plane, now he can't get off a plane. >>> now, next on this monday -- a boy falls 40 feet down a well and his dad springs into action. >> i
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Jul 18, 2011 4:00am EDT
murdochened his son james are scheduled to appear for british house of xhons. it remains to be seen if rupert murdoch can continue t t lead hs company or even keep it together. >>> now for this morning's weather from around the nation. on top of that scorching heat, gusty winds, hail and flash flooding from minneapolis to new york down to d.c. pop-up showers in south florida around houston. little rock. a wet day in the pacific northwest. rain from new mexico to wyoming. >> phoenix,ing, things are hooting up to 108. 91 here in new york. 88 in miami. 89 in new orleans as well. >> some of that rain is looking pretty good right now. >> yeah. >> i could get caught in a storm today. >>> coming up -- harry potter's half-billion dollar weekend. >>> new duties for duke and duchess. >>> and a collapse at rock 'n roll concert, sending people running for their lives. !!!xhc=? >>> ford ceo says that there an economic recovery in your future. he said that the improving economy is the result of decreasing oil prices and moving beyond the japanese earthquake. he also says that manufacturing is the foundatio
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Jul 28, 2011 12:00pm EDT
parties. you could run into the results of their work. >> he's the former editor of rupert murdoch's now-defunct news of the world. morgan decidedly denies any involvement in the scandal. >> i have never hacked into phones or published any story based on the phone hacking. >> the judge this week will have inquiry into whether britain needs tougher media regulation. >>> he puts contestants on the spot and now a popular game show host is nursing wounds after catching a burglar in the act. t.j. winnick explains. >> game show host alex trebek explained his harrowing ordeal in a san francisco hotel in typical jeopardy fashion. >> at 2:30 yesterday morning chasing a burglar down the hall at my san francisco hotel -- >> the 71-year-old toasted the the national geographic world headquarterchampionship at google headquarters. on tuesday morning he and his wife were awakened by an intruder in their hotel room. a 56-year-old burglar with a long rap sheet. he tasted the woman down the hallway until his heel gave way. >> a snapping sound. i played sports all my life. >> he gave police a description a
ABC
Jul 18, 2011 5:00pm EDT
regulation that you have to be certified to be a good carrier. >> rupert murdoch and james murdoch will all be -- will all appear before a committee to answer questions. it is certain to be another dramatic day. >>> coming up, a fire spreads at a local boat club destroying the number of boats. investigators are searching for a cause. >> a fire blazes through a music festival and takes down the main stage. >> i was shocked to see them. >> you will see what happened when this curette took matters into its on paws during a robbery. >> woman: saving for our child's college fund was getting expensive. man: yes it was. so to save some money, we taught our 5 year old how to dunk. woman: scholarship! woman: honey go get him. anncr: there's an easier way to save. get online. go to geico.com. get a quote. 15 minutes could save you 15% or more o ocar insurance. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >>> if you worry about when your children drive with their grandparents, wait until you hear this. >> a new study says that kids may be safer with their grandparents
ABC
Jul 24, 2011 10:00am EDT
to the rupert murdoch crisis. >> oh, thank you. >> the prime minister of great britain has said that james murdoch has to come before parliament again and clarify statements. how serious an issue is this being taken at your network? >> well, it's -- you know, it's a story. we've been covering it a lot. thank god i cover wall street and i depth have to report on my boss, but, you know, here's the thing, and if you look at this from a purely business standpoint, you know, the market -- i think the stock fell to 13. 19 was the high. after rupert murdoch spoke, it went up to $17 a share. when they heard his explanation, they believed him. confidence was returning back. i watch a lot of corporate executives go before congress and similar panels and they flub it. you know, they lose confidence in the market and wall street and that did not happen this time. >> actually, you know, the coverage of the fox and "the wall street journal" of this story has been embarrassing for journalism. you know -- >> we've been covering it -- >> editorials inthe wall street journal." forget fox, nobody really expe
ABC
Jul 20, 2011 12:00am EDT
rupert murdoch was sweating a lot this morning. he and his son james testified before the british house of commons. rupert murdoch owns news corp. which owns fox and a number of newspapers including "news of the world" which is a tabloid that allegedly hacked into the phones of 4,000 people, mostly celebrities. apartly they couldn't wait the 10 minutes for victoria beckham to tweet what she ate for lunch. of course, she doesn't eat lunch, but -- [ applause ] they may also have targeted politicians and even some victims of krirms to get stories, which is a big deal. so, they brought murdoch in for questioning to find out how much of this he knew about. and throughout the interrogation, he did an odd thing. he kept pounding on the table. watch this. >> i need to asomething. and this is not an excuse. "news of the world" is less than 1% of our company. your employees are proud and great an ethical and -- [ laughter ] >> jimmy: he did finally get it. so, i guess it was a fly. you know, some people -- [ applause ] kind of interesting. i don't know murdoch, i don't know much about him, but so
ABC
Jul 19, 2011 11:00pm PDT
grilled rupert murdoch and his son james about the phone hacking scandal that engulfed the company. the hearing was briefly interrupted by a protestor who targeted murdoch with a shaving cream pie. murdoch's wife lunged at the man and shoved the pie back toward him. the murdoch apologized as did the former editor of "the news of the world." >> this is the most humble day of my life. it is a matter of great regret for mine, my father's and everyone at news corporation. >> i think and i hope that you will agree since we saw the evidence that we promptly and quickly. >> rupert murdock says he was not aware of it and he has no inteption of stepping down. >>> an east bacon tractor who upset a lot of homeowners. the accusations that he took the insurance money and left a lot of unfinished work behind. >> and wall street is calling it a blowout. today's blockbuster announcement from cupertino. >> and the little book mobile that is -- that has run out of gas. all of that is coming up. and the story of this guyser in los angeles. and then later on kt nightline." >> dan and carolyn, coming u
ABC
Jul 9, 2011 11:00pm EDT
's office and even one of the most powerful media moguls in the world, radio rupert murdoch. >> it's the end of 9 run and end of the world "the news of the world" that is no one here saw the end coming, the 270-person staff who will be losing their jobs tomorrow shell shocked. >> i am so proud of my colleagues who have continued this week, and absolutely trying and very personally and professionally difficult circumstances in such a professional manner. >> they may be professionals but this week some of the reporters and editors who occupy this office just a few years ago were habitual criminals, illegally hacking thousands of cell phones in search much juicy tidbits for sensational stories and getting scoop. the owner of "the news of the world" rupert murr fox is flying to london to try to contain the damage. >> we've already apologized. we've been let down. >> his multi-million dollar take over of the british skycam is in jeopardy. news corporation has vast media holdings around the world including fox news and "wall street journal" in the u.s. >> did the scandal take on the life of its ow
ABC
Jul 10, 2011 6:00pm EDT
. here's abc'c' jeffrey kofman. >> reporter:r: rupert murdoch rushed to london today to rescue the media empire he's spent his life building. he was reading the last issue of "the news of the world" as he came in. the best receiving tabloid was on the news stands here for the last time. >> i think if you've done wrong, you should face the consequences. >> reporter: the paper brought down by the criminal excesses of its reporters. but in the eyes of many, it was brought down by management who still refuses to accept its own ro role. but murdoch may lose a huge business deal. his plan to take 100% control of britain's b-sky-b satellite network this ask scandal has highlight what people consider a monopoly. 40% of the papers told in this country are ownedy murdoch companies. his holdings stretch around the world. in the u.s., he owns two of the most influential newspapers, book pubbishing, avatar, his, 20th century fox. fox news and fox. owner of "thee simpsons." >> all right, break it up, boys. >> suppose you don't like tabloid newspapers, either. >> reporter: news corporation is headquart
ABC
Jul 11, 2011 5:00am EDT
a four-page apology. rupert murdoch's style to deal with the crisis. another of his properties, the sunday times reports more arrests are expected over the phone hacking scandal that brought down the news of the world paper. >> >>> nasa is worried a piece of space junk will come dangerously close to villa gladys and the space station. it's expected to come close on tuesday. that's when astronauts will conduct a spacewalk. on sunday and the atlantis docked at the international space station and they will unload 7,000 pounds of equipment and supplies for the station. >>> we have a warning about its base camp targeting facebook users. >> and the european music service is coming to the u.s. >> a warning for facebook users. there are new scams on the social network. a video of casey anthony confessing to her attorney. and a second offer as applications for facebook's new video chat. there is no app needed. you are asked not to click on either of these. you can cosmopolitan magazine is going after new demographic. it will start offering cosmo for guys in a new application. it's like
ABC
Jul 12, 2011 6:00am EDT
family were targeted as well. rupert murdoch shut down the tabloid amid the hacking scandal. nine reporters could face jail time. >>> packers say that they stole thousands of unscripted military passwords from parliament contractor booz allen hamilton. passwords could be used to break into military e-mail accounts. the mclean virginia-based company says it does not comment on such matters. the pentagon is looking into it. >>> there is important information about the effects of secondhand smoke on children. a new study found that children exposed to secondhand smoke and home have a 50% greater chance of having learning disabilities adhd, and other behavior will disorders. children without that had a 78% chlesser extentchanceef of smoking later in life. >> the brother of afghan president hamid karzai has been killed. more on that later. >> and dangerous situations potentially with this heat wave. >> steve rudin in the belfort furniture weather center. it could be a record-breaking day for heat for the district and >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >
ABC
Jul 12, 2011 5:00pm EDT
victims and some new trouble for owner rupert murdoch. >> the 80-year-old's media empire could soon come crashing down. this on the heels of a former prime ministers travelling accusations. >> and ellen braitman has added more apparent court in brown -- using criminals to obtain his private documents. personal information that his sons had cystic fibrosis. the tabloid splashed the news on its top page in 2006. >> it will not be broadcast across the media. >> reports are surfacing that in another paper was allegedly using known criminals to hack into tax records. >> i am genuinely shocked. >> even the royal family is targeted current management knew years ago that "news of the world" had breached security, but did not tell police. >> not only the royal family, but the people who work with them and for them and their friends. >> all of this is the house of commons committee continues to grow senior advisers. the paper was accused of hacking the voice mills of the murder teenager. >> this is a global organization. >> the demise of the 168-year- old paper and now the entire british governme
ABC
Jul 13, 2011 6:30pm EDT
rupert murdoch is on a hotter hot seat tonight, and it's here in this country. congressman peter king says there are credible questions tonight about whether reporters at murdoch's tabloid papers tapped the phones of 9/11 victims, digging for details of their private anguish. king is asking the fbi to move in on murdoch's news corp, right here in the u.s. >>> and, our consumer watchdog report tonight, tackabling a sly scam on your phone bill. a new report about hidden fees costing consumers billions each year. it's called cramming. and today, we learned about the phone companies letting this happen. here's abc's linsey davis. >> reporter: as larry vido's phone bill grew, so did his suspicions. little did he know, he was also paying $14.95 for something called voicemail monthly fee. and another 8.23 for something called my billing service monthly fee. both charges were fraudulent. >> how could this happen? how could somebody start charging my account, i guess, similar to charging my credit card without my knowledgdg >> reporter: in a hearing today, we learned larry is one of as many as
ABC
Jul 14, 2011 4:00am EDT
. >>> rupert murdoch isn't going to buy sky tv network. all major parties demanded he withdraw the bid after anger increases over employees hacked into voice mailboxes of a kidnapped girl. there is a report the paper tried to hack into the voice mail of 9/11 victims in this country. members of congress are calling for investigation. >>> sometimes in you want a job done right you just have to get in there and do it yourself. that may be why oprah winfrey has named herself chief executive and also chief creative officer of her cable network now that her own tv show ended. ratings of own have so far been pretty lackluster. >>> the final harry potter doesn't open till midnight but sold $32 million in ticks. could mean one of the biggest openings ever. "deathly hallows" will be cost more for tickets. >> giving away special harry potter 3-d glasses. >>> next on this thursday, the surge of pride for the women of the u.s. world cup team. now just one win away from another title. >> this is incredible. we'd love to see them take it all. >>> also, the stars were out for espn's espy awards. wait till y
ABC
Jul 14, 2011 5:00pm EDT
scandal surrounding rupert murdoch. late today sources concerned -- confirmed the fbi is investigating allegations that reporters hacked into the voice mails of 9/11 victims. the reporters worked for the "news of the world. " these allegations stem from a private investigator is that he was asked to hack into the victims' fund. they have not commented on the investigation. >>> in this trial today in the trial -- a mistrial today in the roger clemens' trial. the judge ruled the prosecution disobeyed his orders. >> called it a misfire in the federal case against roger clemens. the perjury trial ending in a mistrial on the second day. >> it is a beautiful day. >> the 48-year-old left the courthouse in washington after the judge admonish prosecutors for presenting evidence previously deemed inadmissible. they show the jury portions of his congressional testimony which reference to a former teammate claiming to discuss steroids. >> i think he mis remembers our conversation. >> during the time that i worked with roger clemens i injected him on numerous occasions with steroids. >> he was indi
ABC
Jul 15, 2011 4:00am EDT
involving rupert murdoch. investigators are looking into whether murdoch's new york-based news corp employees tried to access cell phone messages and records of 9/11 victims and their families. murdoch is defending his company to "the wall street journal," a newspaper that he owns saying his executives made only minor mistakes. >>> insanity defense may be in the works for a new york man charged with killing an 8-year-old boy. a judgdg ordered the suspect to levy aron has told attorneys he hears voices and has had hallucinations. jeff pegues has details. >> reporter: no matter how much they hear about the case. >> i don't know how anybody could do that. >> reporter: there are still so many unanswered questions for this community. residents line up behind the barricades, some praying, others staring at the home that has become a symbol of the horror a little boy endured. the search for evidence in the home continued but what about the man who lived here? >> he looked quite the normal guy. he was quiet. didn't talk much. >> reporter: but authorities allege he is a killer. they say he's
ABC
Jul 22, 2011 4:00am EDT
questions about what rupert murdoch's son knew about phone hacking by reporterst the now closed newspaper "news of the world." on tuesday james murdoch told british lawmakers he was unaware of the full extent of the illegal behavior but one of his former advisers and a former editor says that's not true and that e-mail evidence shows murdoch likely knew about it all years ago. >> officials are forcibly medicating jared loughner, the suspect in january's shooting rampage. his attorneys claim that violates a court order not to do so. the involuntary treatment began monday after it was decided that loughner was an immediate danger to himself. >>> as much of the nation tries to cool down, one pennsylvania county is actually turning the ac off. officials in bucks county near philadelphia held meetings outdoors as they tried out what's being called a power curtailment program. the plan is to save $250,000 by turning off the ac on certain days. needless to say those employees are not too happy, not to mention extremely hot. >> i cannot even imagine. the reasononhy taking a look at the weather f
ABC
Jul 28, 2011 5:00am EDT
developments in the phone hacking scandal time rupert murdoch's media empire to 9/11 victims. attorney general eric holder says that he will meet with september 11 family members. investigators are trying to determine whether a police officer turned private investigator was approached by a journalist from nose of the world and offered to pay him to get private phone records of 9/11 victims. news corp. denies any wrongdoing. >>> several people were arrested after a hollywood block party got out of hand. hundreds of people showed up for the event at the famous chinese beer. when police told them to leave many refused. police say that they started fighting throwing bottles smashing windows. officers in riot gear used beanbag guns to subdue them. fortunately, no one was injured. >>> alex trebek went from game show host to a crime fighter. >> at 2:30 yesterday morning chasing a burglar down the hallway at my san francisco hotel until my achilles' tendon ruptured and i fell into a heap. >> the 71-year-old game show host spoke about what happened during an event in san francisco. police arrested a w
ABC
Jul 28, 2011 6:00am EDT
scandal with rupert murdoch and the 9/11 victims. attorney general eric holder says he will meet with september 11 families and investigators are trying to determine whether a police officer turned private investigator was approached by a journalist from "news of the world" and offered to pay him for private phone records of 9/11 victims. >>> several people were arrested when rioters clashed with rioters -- with police in hollywood. this happened last night and police ordered them to leave. many started fighting and throwing bottles and smashing windows until officers subdued that would beanbag guns. >>> alex trebek may regret being a crime fighter. >> at 2:30 yesterday morning chasing a burglar down the hall at my san francisco hotel until my achilles' tendon ruptured and i felt in an ignominious keep. >>> the 71-year-old talks about the events. police arrested a woman for allegedly stealing cash and a bracelet and other items from his hotel room. alex trebek is on crutches and will undergo surgery tomorrow. >>> tough talk on the debt the debate -- john boehner >> tried to get
ABC
Jul 11, 2011 7:00am EDT
on a huge american company, news corporation. rupert murdoch rushed to london to try to contain the damage. while he arrived he was reading the last news of the world. his empire now under siege. in its pursuit of sensational stories the news of the world crossed the line into criminal activity. the public has lost faith. >> i think it does need to go for what it's done. >> reporter: rebeck kari brooks, she was editor a decade ago. she gets to keep her job and so does james murdoch who runs the british arm of the company. he, too, said it wasn't his fault. >> i acted on the advice of executives and lawyers with a completion investigation. >> reporter: the ultimate boss james could face prosecution under u.s. and british business law. if convicted, jail time. >> while brooks and murdoch knew about it or not, they're still responsible for what goes on their watch. it only adds to the misery that rupert murdoch's got to deal with this week. >> reporter: this scandal is rippling across the u.s. according to a rival tabloid the daily mirror, they tried to hack into the cell phones of 9/11 victi
ABC
Jul 18, 2011 7:00am EDT
grace will join us more. >>> now on the phone hacking rocking rupert murdoch's media empire. rebekah brooks arrested over the weekend and the top police officer resigning. jeffrey kofman has more. >> reporter: good morning to you. it's incredible. this scandal unfolding with lightning speed. the air around murdoch himself is getting awfully thin. will where will all of this stop? daughter. just a week ago, he indicated that saving her was as important to saving his global empire. but this crisis well beyond his control. brooks, former editor of his now-closed news of the world. on friday, she resigned. on sunday she was arrested and questioned about alleged criminal activity while she was at the helm. >> it's very unusual for somebody to be arrested by appointment on sunday. there could be operational reasons for that. >> reporter: as the news tighten, the focus turns to his murdoch's son, james. rupert murdoch hoped that james would take over the family empire that is now not clear either will survive. >> there was a particular settlement that i authorized and was said with informat
ABC
Jul 9, 2011 7:00am EDT
everyone. >>> rupert murdoch is in damage control mode over the growing phone hacking scandal at one of his british newspapers. murdoch arrives in london today. reporters for the 168-year-old "news of the world" are accused of hacking cell phones of crime victim, celebrities and politicians. three people have been arrested and the weekly tabloid is ceasing publication tomorrow. >>> the obama administration is sending a strong signal to anti-government protesters in searia. the u.s. ambassador to syria met demonstrators on the streets of the besieged city friday. hundreds of thousands greeted him with roses and olive branches. >>> citizens of the world's newest nation were literally dancing in the streets. south sudan is celebrating its independence from sudan after decades of civil war. south sudan is expected next week to become the 193rd country recognized by the united nations. >>> astronauts aboard "atlantis" will spend most of their first full day looking for damage. the liftoff of the shuttle went off almost without a hitch. a crowd of almost a million turned out to watch that launch.
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Jul 27, 2011 5:00pm EDT
are scheduled to meet with the attorney general about allegations surrounding rupert murdoch's media empire. reporters are accused of trying to gain access to september 11th victims of private phone records. this allegation, as from a former new york police officer turned private investigator who says he turned on the proposal. the fbi has opened a preliminary inquiry into the allegations. >>> after 102 years of healing the military would walter reed medical center is closing. let's go live to the hospital for today's salute. >> there is a concert going on behind me that is the final ceremony to the closing of walter reed army medical center. this is where the light eisenhower passed away and where hundreds of thousands of other wounded warriors came before and after. some came to heal, some came to die, but all came to serve. >> this private first class is here with his family and he says his recovery has been easy thanks to the staff at walter reed. >> this service is outstanding. >> after losing two legs and an arm in afghanistan he has had 10 surgeries and needs another. he w
ABC
Jul 10, 2011 10:00am EDT
to crush them on the pages of his paper, until now. >> rupert murdoch is a talented businessman, possibly even a genius, but his organization has grown too powerful and they've abuse thad power. >> reporter: even britain's prime minister elected with murdock's help, scram manied to distance himself. >> we are no longer talking about politicians or celebrities. we're talking about murder victims, terror victims having their phones hacked into. it is absolululy disgusting. >> reporter: and there was more. paper hacked voice mails of the families of britain's soldiers killed in iraq and afghanistan. for celebrities that saw their cell phones illegally hackck and been exposed to people offal worlrl finally people wewere listening. actor hugh grant smoke out on the bbc. >> you didn't care who got hurt as long as you were able to sell your newspaper. >> reporter: that's paul mcmullin, for more than a decade, a reporter and editor at "the news of the world." >> would you stop at anything to get the story? you would do anything. >> even breaking the law? >> absolutely. >> reporter: we learned the
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Jul 17, 2011 8:00am EDT
for rupert murdoch, his son, james is reportedly being investigated for possibly covering up news corps's phone hacking scandal. scotland yard wants to know why e-mails dating back to 2006 were only made available in january. they are coming under fire for only sitting on it for years. >>> a california man was arrested for allegedly making death threats against senator barbara boxer. she received a series of threatening messages. the 47-year-old man is being held on $500,000 on bail. >>> a colorado woman could face jail tame after an argument turned nasty. she is accused of groping a female tsa agent at phoenix's international airport. she refused to go through screening and grabbed the agent's breast. she's facing one felony account of sexual abuse. >> in what is believed to be a first. a military contingent marched in a gay pride saturday. 200 active duty troops and veterans marched in san diego's parade wearing t-shirts advertising their branch of service. they came out to show support for don't ask, don't tell. >> and it was a magical first day for the last "harry potter" movie. it
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Jul 30, 2011 7:00am EDT
from corpus christi, thanks for that. >>> the phone hacking scandal rocking rupert murdoch's british newspapers may be reaching across the atlantic. reporters at the murdoch owned "new york post" have been told to hold on to any documents that may be related to phone hacking or paying off british police. >>> finally an early pardon for one lucky turkey. veterinarians are treating a turkey who fell off a poultry truck. the 45-pound bird has been nicknamed miss november but miss november is expected to end up on a farm sanctuary to live peacefully for the rest of her life. i have a non sequitur. you know how fast a turkey can run. >> i don't know. >> no. >> 35 miles an hour. isn't that interesting? >> not after falling off the back of a truck. >> that's the best-looking miss november i have seen in a long time. >> that's not the best i've seen in a long time. >> we'll talk about that later. time now for the weather and casey curry from abc . i wanted to say houston because that's my favorite town. >> we do love it. good morning, bianna. let's quickly get you an update on tropical storm
ABC
Jul 12, 2011 7:00am EDT
. >> it is not say rupert murdoch knew anything going on inside his newspapers but at the same think i think who maegs places devote, a tull tur of lostness iters of the moral apropose, ultimately the place goes haywire. no one said itself that miles per hour knew she was phonings were going on service so trust spending it was an industrial strength, the de facto of positions who can't bet into the story. the son's a-year-old medical record to -- ow could that be in the public interest to tell meme this child child had dissick fibrosis. >> thena, thaw. >>> we'll turn to a legal crusades that has cody and his wife under the spotlights getting red to di to change the polygamy trials in court. the latest on this. >> reporter: the brown family of "sister wives" which faces four yies adults and 16 children and tomorrow they will file a lawsuit charging the anti-politician si statute. they went public with it when it bay buts in 2010. i interviewed before them. >> can you get this legal trouble now that you're in public. >> there's a risk. >> hour enough local thoftsauths ordered they were going to do
ABC
Jul 13, 2011 7:00am EDT
. >>> rupert murdoch's company is considering selling all of its british newspapers in the wake of that massive phone hacking and bribery scandal. that's according to "the wall street journal" which murdoch also owns. it says the company is already looking for potential buyers for the son and "times" of london. >>> a couple fishermen off the california coast got a little more action than they bargained for. home video shows them reeling in a thresher shark. as you're about to see, things didn't go quite as planned. scotty westguard and david saldamando of santa barbara describe themselves as hard-core anglers. this takes it to a new level. >> there's no sound like a real screaming to get you excited. >> reporter: struggling for more than half an hour he finally reeled in this eight-foot-long thresher shark grabbing the tail head down but then the shark strikes back. >> got to lean away. lean away. >> right then the shark just bucks and i cannot get enough leverage to do anything about it so it just flipped me instantly and i was in the water. >> reporter: overboard you can see the shark dangero
ABC
Jul 14, 2011 7:00am EDT
. >>> the scandal surrounding rupert murdoch's media empire has now spread to the unitete states. congressional lawmakers are asking the fbi to investigate whether murdoch's newspapers tried to hack into the phone records of september 11th victims. today a ninth man was now arrested in connection with phone hacking at the "news of the world." this time it was a top editor. >>> in india's financial capital mumbai is on high alert after three bombings rocked the city at rush hour. investigators are combing debris trying to determine which terror group is behind the attack, which killed at least 17 people and wounded more than 140. >>> and new evidence this morning that any recovery in the housing market is still a long way off. foreclosure activity actually rose by 4% last month compared to may. now analysts expect at least 800,000 homes will be repossessed this year alone. they say that number would be far higher, but banks are actually backed up trying to process all thehe defaults. >>> and finally, the academy awards of theports world. they are espn's espy awards complete with red carpet fashi
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